The Broadway run of Billy Elliot the Musical ended last night. But the national tour is just starting its eight month road trip and has one week to go in its highly successful run at the Kennedy Center’s Opera House and when it does, one young cast member will once again say goodbye to his family […]
Archives for January 9, 2012
Playwright seeks 50+ male actor to round out the cast of new play
Looking for an actor, 50 or older who could convincingly play a retired person, for a new, darkly comic stage drama – The Waiter. Character description: MR. PERPETUALLY UNDECIDED: A retired rancher and frequent patron at a diner. Seems perpetually undecided but really has early onset dementia. This is a paid, non-union role. Rehearsals begin […]
Barber and Barberillo
Once more Producing Artistic Director Carla Hubner and her In Series have taken on a double-bill of “pocket opera”. And, as she has in the past, Hubner refuses to be either defined or limited by culture, including language, musical genres, or budget.
This simply presented production exemplifies the astonishing power of theatre to unexpectedly grab your heart and carry you off into an adventure of the soul. It was an unexpectedly warm day in January, and I, for one, wanted to romp outside. But I knew what Washington Stage Guild is capable of, and so made my dutiful […]